Reinventing the Rules

Discover the Latest Innovations and Lessons Learned in Rule of Law and Legal Empowerment Projects

Interview with Donny Meertens on Women’s Land Rights & Youth Views on Transitional Justice in Colombia

Read how women mobilized around land rights, why single women are excluded from land restitution processes & the different views between women & youth on transitional justice!

March 5, 2014 · 1 Comment

Interview with USAID’s Wade Channell on Rule of Law Reform

Learn what Wade had to say on future trends in the rule of law sector, how to publicize lessons learned, and USAID’s biggest challenges in re-defining rule of law work.

January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Event Recap: Rule of Law in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Learn what distinguished rule of law practitioners, the former International Development Secretary, and academics had to say on the importance of rule of law in the post-2015 UN development agenda.

December 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Importance of Social Entrepreneurship Skills for Rule of Law Practitioners

Learn why lawyers and rule of law professionals need to think as social entrepreneurs and innovators to strengthen post-conflict justice systems.

December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Event Recap: The Relationship Between Rule of Law and Transitional Justice

Read a summary of this event hosted by the American Society for International Law on how transitional justice can contribute to strengthening rule of law reform.

November 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Event Recap: The Role of Youth in Access to Justice

Read about two young attorney’s who have worked on access to justice initiatives for youth in Zimbabwe and Ethiopia and learn how mobile phones can improve access to justice.

November 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Impact of Rule of Law on Poverty and Development

A new report reviews the impact of rule of law initiatives on reducing poverty and boosting development and highlights which programs were successful and why.

October 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Recommendations on Improving Evaluations in the Rule of Law Sector

Learn about the preferred method for stakeholders to absorb lessons learned & the evaluation reports that are most effective.

September 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Interview with Anthropologist Dr. Stephen Lubkemann on Accessing Justice in Liberia

This anthropologist studied how Liberians interacted with the justice system and explains why more anthropologists are needed in the rule of law sector.

September 5, 2013 · 2 Comments

Using Popular Culture to Build Rule of Law in Chile

Learn how Proyecto ACCESO used techniques from US and Russia in the 20th century to promote rule of law through popular culture in South America.

August 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Interview with the Egyptian Diaspora on Strengthening Rule of Law and Democracy in Egypt

Read about the latest changes in Egypt, how being part of the Diaspora has helped advance rule of law and democracy, and how the international community should alter its approach.

August 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

Interview with Professor and Rule of Law Practitioner: James M. Cooper

Check out what James Cooper had to say on his experience helping South America transition to an adversarial system while still balancing indigenous forms of justice.

July 19, 2013 · 3 Comments

10 Things To Know About Rule of Law Reform

From focusing on a country’s power structure to including anthropologists and political scientists, Dr. Rachel Kleinfeld explains how the rule of law sector should change.

July 10, 2013 · 5 Comments

Citizens in Burma Share Ideas on How to Build Rule of Law

Citizens came up with ideas to address corruption, access to justice barriers, and the disconnect between government and the population

June 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Interview with Kimberley Motley: The Only Western Lawyer Practicing in Afghanistan

Read what this lawyer had to say on youth, informal justice systems, and rule of law programming by the international community.

June 20, 2013 · 3 Comments

Event: Best Practices in Impact Evaluations: Anti-Corruption and Rule of Law

Check out the challenges and recommendations in monitoring and evaluating rule of law and anti-corruption programs.

June 12, 2013 · 4 Comments

Event: 20 Years of Rule of Law Programs in Europe and Eurasia

Hear what practitioners had to say on lessons learned from some of the first rule of law programs in Europe and Eurasia.

May 16, 2013 · 1 Comment

Event: ABA ROLI Hosts Panel on The Role of Youth in Rule of Law

Learn what a panel of youth experts had to say on the current state of rule of law programs for young people

April 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

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